Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 207 164
Rank change year-on-year -56 -43 -45
Contract jobs citing HP 467 598 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.33% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 3.25% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 363 484
London median daily rate £363 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.71% +0.38% -
10th Percentile £150 £190 £249
90th Percentile £563 £575 £588
England median daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year - +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 24
London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.79% +15.83% -34.30%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.00 £13.15
90th Percentile £31.18 £24.35 £20.68
England median hourly rate £15.30 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.38% -5.88% -15.00%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,320 18,387 18,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.73% 40.82% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,410 12,454 12,736
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 275
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.87 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -9 107 £375 -9.09% 31
West London 0 43 £194 -38.90% 17
East London -19 9 £130 -65.99% 7
North London -5 1 £140 -72.00% 1
South London -35 1 £363 -21.20% 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 241 (51.61%) Windows
2 133 (28.48%) VMware
3 131 (28.05%) Active Directory
4 121 (25.91%) Microsoft
5 115 (24.63%) Finance
6 100 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 93 (19.91%) Windows Server
8 89 (19.06%) Linux
9 88 (18.84%) SCCM
10 86 (18.42%) ITIL
10 86 (18.42%) Cisco
11 76 (16.27%) Windows 7
12 68 (14.56%) HP ALM
13 63 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (13.49%) Office 365
14 62 (13.28%) Firewall
14 62 (13.28%) SQL
14 62 (13.28%) JIRA
15 61 (13.06%) MS Exchange
15 61 (13.06%) vSphere
16 59 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
17 58 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 57 (12.21%) Data Centre
18 57 (12.21%) Citrix
19 54 (11.56%) Windows 10
20 53 (11.35%) Dell
21 52 (11.13%) VPN
21 52 (11.13%) Hyper-V
22 51 (10.92%) DNS

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (13.06%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (4.93%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.57%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.28%) Confluence
7 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.64%) CMS
8 3 (0.64%) IIS
8 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.43%) Apache
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.07%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.43%) Sonata
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.21%) Eikon
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 63 (13.49%) Office 365
2 38 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.07%) IaaS
4 5 (1.07%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.07%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.64%) PaaS
7 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.21%) Datadog
8 1 (0.21%) GitHub
8 1 (0.21%) Slack
8 1 (0.21%) Trello
8 1 (0.21%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.28%) Firewall
2 52 (11.13%) VPN
3 51 (10.92%) DNS
4 50 (10.71%) WAN
5 49 (10.49%) LAN
6 46 (9.85%) SAN
7 39 (8.35%) DHCP
8 28 (6.00%) Network Security
9 22 (4.71%) FCoE
10 19 (4.07%) TCP/IP
10 19 (4.07%) Wireless
11 18 (3.85%) IPsec
12 16 (3.43%) Skype
13 15 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (3.21%) iSCSI
14 14 (3.00%) Internet
14 14 (3.00%) NAS
14 14 (3.00%) SSL
15 13 (2.78%) BGP
16 12 (2.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (2.14%) Big Data
4 9 (1.93%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.07%) NonStop SQL
7 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.86%) DB2
7 4 (0.86%) QlikView
8 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.43%) MySQL
8 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.43%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.43%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (13.28%) JIRA
2 25 (5.35%) Selenium
3 18 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 16 (3.43%) SoapUI
5 12 (2.57%) JMeter
6 10 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (1.93%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.71%) HP UFT
8 8 (1.71%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.71%) TestRail
9 7 (1.50%) JUnit
10 6 (1.28%) Appium
10 6 (1.28%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.86%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.64%) TestDirector
13 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.43%) Hudson
14 2 (0.43%) Maven
14 2 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 115 (24.63%) Finance
2 38 (8.14%) Banking
3 23 (4.93%) Retail
4 11 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.93%) Back Office
7 8 (1.71%) Front Office
8 7 (1.50%) Advertising
8 7 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.28%) Marketing
10 5 (1.07%) Publishing
11 4 (0.86%) Law
12 3 (0.64%) Billing
12 3 (0.64%) Legal
12 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Games
13 2 (0.43%) International Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (14.35%) Analyst
2 57 (12.21%) Support Engineer
3 45 (9.64%) Desktop Support
4 29 (6.21%) Server Engineer
4 29 (6.21%) Test Analyst
5 28 (6.00%) Test Manager
6 26 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (5.35%) Administrator
7 25 (5.35%) IT Support
8 24 (5.14%) Network Engineer
9 23 (4.93%) Architect
9 23 (4.93%) Desktop Engineer
9 23 (4.93%) Test Leader
10 22 (4.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 22 (4.71%) VMware Engineer
11 21 (4.50%) Consultant
11 21 (4.50%) Support Analyst
12 20 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.85%) IT Engineer
14 17 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.00%) SOAP
2 10 (2.14%) Middleware
3 8 (1.71%) LDAP
3 8 (1.71%) XML
4 7 (1.50%) REST
4 7 (1.50%) Web Services
5 6 (1.28%) HTML
5 6 (1.28%) Regular Expression
6 5 (1.07%) Gherkin
7 4 (0.86%) Velocity
8 3 (0.64%) CSS
9 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.43%) EDI
9 2 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.43%) jQuery
9 2 (0.43%) JSON
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.43%) RESTful
9 2 (0.43%) SAML
10 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.21%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.35%) Clustering
4 26 (5.57%) Smartphone
5 23 (4.93%) CLARiiON
6 21 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.57%) Replication
8 11 (2.36%) iPhone
9 9 (1.93%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.93%) EMC VMAX
9 9 (1.93%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.71%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.71%) iPad
10 8 (1.71%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.28%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 241 (51.61%) Windows
2 93 (19.91%) Windows Server
3 89 (19.06%) Linux
4 76 (16.27%) Windows 7
5 63 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (11.56%) Windows 10
8 47 (10.06%) Unix
9 30 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (4.71%) Apple iOS
11 15 (3.21%) Mac OS X
12 14 (3.00%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (2.36%) Solaris
15 9 (1.93%) Android
16 5 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.64%) HPUX
18 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.42%) ITIL
2 58 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (10.49%) Test Automation
4 46 (9.85%) Change Management
5 37 (7.92%) ITSM
5 37 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (7.49%) Migration
7 33 (7.07%) Test Management
8 32 (6.85%) Server Management
9 31 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (6.42%) Network Load Balancing
11 29 (6.21%) Virtual Environments
11 29 (6.21%) Waterfall
12 28 (6.00%) Defect Management
13 26 (5.57%) Functional Testing
13 26 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (5.57%) Test Scripting
13 26 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (5.35%) Patch Management
15 24 (5.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 62 (13.28%) SQL
2 41 (8.78%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.85%) Python
4 16 (3.43%) Java
5 14 (3.00%) C
6 13 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.50%) VBScript
9 6 (1.28%) Perl
10 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.07%) COBOL
11 3 (0.64%) AWK
11 3 (0.64%) C#
11 3 (0.64%) VB
11 3 (0.64%) VBA
12 2 (0.43%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.21%) Go
13 1 (0.21%) Korn
13 1 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 34 (7.28%) ISTQB
2 32 (6.85%) Degree
3 27 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (5.78%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.71%) ISEB
4 22 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.50%) Novell Certification
6 20 (4.28%) CCNP
7 19 (4.07%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.21%) CCSE
8 15 (3.21%) MCSE
9 10 (2.14%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.14%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.93%) CCNA
11 8 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.50%) RHCE
13 6 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.07%) QA
2 26 (5.57%) SLA
3 12 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.71%) PMO
5 3 (0.64%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Basel III
7 1 (0.21%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.21%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 131 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 100 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (13.06%) vSphere
4 52 (11.13%) Hyper-V
5 49 (10.49%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (4.71%) XenApp
6 22 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 21 (4.50%) BitLocker
8 14 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (2.36%) IAG
10 8 (1.71%) KVM
10 8 (1.71%) UAG
11 7 (1.50%) Docker
11 7 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.50%) NFS
11 7 (1.50%) VMware NSX
12 6 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.07%) Firmware
13 5 (1.07%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (18.84%) SCCM
2 68 (14.56%) HP ALM
3 48 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
4 40 (8.57%) SCOM
5 30 (6.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 23 (4.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 16 (3.43%) NetBackup
8 15 (3.21%) vCenter Server
9 14 (3.00%) Netcool
10 11 (2.36%) BladeLogic
11 10 (2.14%) OpenView
12 9 (1.93%) HP SIM
13 8 (1.71%) Ansible
14 7 (1.50%) Puppet
15 6 (1.28%) ArcSight ESM
16 5 (1.07%) Backup Exec
16 5 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
16 5 (1.07%) SnapMirror
16 5 (1.07%) vRealize
16 5 (1.07%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (28.48%) VMware
2 121 (25.91%) Microsoft
3 86 (18.42%) Cisco
4 57 (12.21%) Citrix
5 53 (11.35%) Dell
6 45 (9.64%) EMC
7 34 (7.28%) Apple
8 29 (6.21%) NetApp
9 26 (5.57%) Trend Micro
10 23 (4.93%) CheckPoint
11 21 (4.50%) 3PAR
11 21 (4.50%) IBM
11 21 (4.50%) SolarWinds
12 20 (4.28%) CommVault
12 20 (4.28%) Juniper
12 20 (4.28%) Remedy
13 16 (3.43%) Palo Alto
13 16 (3.43%) Red Hat
13 16 (3.43%) SAP
14 15 (3.21%) Oracle